From the minds behind indie game Stories Untold, developers No Code have been working with Devolver Digital on their upcoming space adventure narrative, Observation.
Stocked full with a team of game developing veterans, members coming from the likes of Rockstar North, Rocksteady, IO Interactive, CCP and Creative Assembly are working on releasing their sci-fi fantasy game next year on the PS4 and PC.
Check out the short announcement trailer from Devolver Digital below:
Players will take on the role of an artificial intelligence watching through the lens of the camera to experience what happened to the missing astronaut, Dr Emma Fisher.
“Observation is just going to give a taste of what it will be like to converge their minds with that of a CPU before it all happens suddenly for real.” – Fork Parker, Devolver Digital CFO
Lost In Space
Here’s everything we’ve learned about the recently announced space thriller:
Experience distant space through the eyes (or lens) of a space station’s AI program, S.A.M.
The AI players will also have the ability to navigate the station’s control system and various tools to assist the doctor and her mysteriously missing crew.
With an all-star team behind Observation, players will experience a gripping narrative and impressively polished visuals throughout the space adventure.
For now, that’s about all we have on the upcoming space title from No Code and Devolver Digital. Observation is set to release on the PS4 and PC in Spring 2019.
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The upcoming prequel reboot of the classic Descent series is heading towards its testing phase, and the developers are looking at Kickstarter backers as the testers.
After utter silence over the past year, Descent developers, Descendent Studios, have finally given hope to fans awaiting the return of the iconic FPS space title.
Check out the riveting new gameplay trailer for the game below:
The Descent Of Descent
After teaming up with publishing veterans, Little Orbit, the additional funds allowed the developers to expand the single-player campaign into a massive space adventure that will have long-time fans and newcomers at the edge of their seat.
The rebooted series will have players navigating their ships through tight caverns littered with unique puzzles both through a deep single-player campaign or in online multiplayer.
Those who purchased last year’s Descent: Underground through the Kickstarter campaign will be able to join in on the beta testing for the upcoming 2019 release.
“We began this journey in open development with gamers, and we want to launch that way too.” – Eric Peterson, CEO of Descendent Studios
If you never got around to ordering your Kickstarter copy, players still have the option to pre-order the game here.
Pre-order bonuses include:
Exclusive access to the beta testing on PC which starts in November. The beta will also include unique challenges which allow players to unlock various cosmetic rewards.
Free, additional single-player missions included in a future DLC pack coming in 2019.
A Sleek custom “Viola” Generation III ship equipped with its own customized paint job.
Descent is scheduled to release on the PC, Xbox One, PS4 and Switch sometime in early 2019.
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Indie developers, Red Blue Games, are branching away from the mobile games market and introducing their debut PC/console release – the roguelite brawler, Sparklite.
Check out the retro-inspired adventure game in the new gameplay trailer below:
Saving The World Of Sparklite
Here’s everything we know about the recently announced adventure title:
You play as the intelligent engineer, Ada, and embark on an adventure thrown into a dangerous world filled with vile gremlins out for your head.
Sparklite plays like an old-school, Zelda-inspired adventure game with a dash of roguelite elements, such as procedurally generated content.
These random encounters are caused by land shaking earthquakes that sporadically alter the landscape of each level in the middle of your adventure.
Quests, minigames and a slew of new challenges present itself with every violent earthquake, making for a surprising adventure with new obstacles around every corner.
Ada uses her uncanny engineering skills to invent new guns and gadgets to use at her disposal. Aside from wiping out the many enemies, players will also use her skills and inventions to solve puzzles which challenge the player throughout the adventure.
With only the announcement, a few small details and a short, slick trailer, we can expect to hear more about Sparklite within the next year.
Sparklite is set to release in the Fall of 2019 for the PC, Xbox One, PS4 and the Switch.
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